Husseina A Abba

Army 51C E-6, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 19 years, February 2001 - Present

ETS February 2021


Experience

Contracting Specialist, U. S. Army,
January 2019 - Present

Contracting Specialist, U. S. Army,
December 2016 - December 2018

Contracting Specialist, U. S. Army,
December 2013 - December 2016

Education

Bachelor, Excelsior College,
January 2016 - May 2019

Work Experience

Contracting Specialist January 2019 - Present

Army | 51C | E-6 | Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Developed solicitations, evaluates responses, and makes award recommendations.
  • Determined appropriate contract type and method of procurement based on the nature of service required, urgency of need, estimated cost, market conditions, and applicable procurement policies and regulations.
  • Reviewed requisition package for adequacy and completeness of description, consistency, and compliance with administrative, regulatory, and procedural requirements.

Contracting Specialist December 2016 - December 2018

Army | 51C | E-6 | Yokota, Air Force Base

  • Monitored contract performance and performs contract administration.
  • Prepared and issued solicitation documents selecting appropriate clauses, ensuring clear, and complete specifications.
  • Provided guidance to customers in the development of the statement of work/performance work statement and data requirements.

Contracting Specialist December 2013 - December 2016

Army | 51C | E-6 | Fort Belvoir, VA, USA

  • Provided advice and assistance to others relating to contracting work and prepares correspondence.
  • Compiled complete bidders' list from qualified applications, knowledge of suppliers, contacts with trade associations, Small Business Administration, or other sources.
  • Conducted conferences with contractors to clarify issues on contractual requirements, such as billing procedures, material submittals, and socioeconomic clauses.

Contracting Specialist November 2010 - December 2013

Army | 51C | E-6 | Granfenwoehr, Germany

  • Prepared contract modifications, administrative change order documents and supporting memoranda for all contract actions, including terminations.
  • Developed solicitations, evaluates responses, and makes award recommendations.
  • Compiled complete bidders' list from qualified applications, knowledge of suppliers, contacts with trade associations, Small Business Administration, or other sources.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Army Overseas Service Ribbon

October 2019

Army Good Conduct Medal

February 2019

Air Force Achievement Medal

December 2018

Meritorious Service Medal

December 2016

Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon

March 2015

Army Commendation Medal

December 2013

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

November 2009

Iraq Campaign Medal

November 2004

NATO Medal

July 2004

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

November 2003

National Defense Service Medal

November 2003

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

November 2003

Training and Certifications

Defense acquisition Workforce Iprovement Act (DAWIA) Level III

November 2014

EDUCATION

Bachelor, Business and Management

Excelsior College, Albany, NY, USA

January 2016 - May 2019 , GPA: 3.56

Master Science, International Health Science

Trident International University, Cypress, CA, USA

January 2005 - September 2006 , GPA: 3.56